Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781591263784

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 70

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Seismic Principles Practice Exams is the most realistic practice you can get for the California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination. The problems and solutions in this book present the basic concepts of seismic design fundamentals, as well as, demonstrate how the code provisions impose seismic considerations on the engineering design of structures. Each of these two complete practice exams have 47 multiple-choice problems that represent the actual exam's problem format, range of topics, and degree of difficulty. Solutions are based on exam-adopted design standards--Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) and the California Building Code / International Building Code (CBC/IBC). Realistic Practice for California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination Two complete practice exams prepare you for both the exam format and the exam time constraints. Over 90 solved practice exam problems in total, allowing you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses Exam answer keys provide quick scoring of your practice exams and fast identification of areas requiring more review In-depth sections on tips and strategies for taking the exam give you valuable insight on how best to prepare for and to take the exam What's New in This Edition CBC updated from 2007 to 2010 ACI318 updated from 2005 to 2008 Various caluclation and solution processes clarified

Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888577341

Category: Technology & Engineering

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There's nothing like a practice exam to help you get ready for the real thing, and this book gives you two. Each 2-hour exam is designed to prepare you for the seismic questions on the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Step-by-step solutions are provided for all 94 multiple-choice problems. Please note that the problems reference the 2001 CBC.

Seismic Design of Building Structures, Eleventh Edition

A Professional's Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591264707

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 268

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Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD

Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams: Breadth and Depth

Author: Indranil Goswami

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071777113

Category: Study Aids

Page: 334

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Presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam, this comprehensive guide offers intensive preparation for the challenging Principles and Practice of Civil Engineering (PE-CIVIL) exam.

Practice Exams for the California Seismic Principels Civil P. E. Examination

Author: Ahmed M. M. Ibrahim

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985697280

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Practice Exams for the California Seismic Principles Civil P.E. Examination is a book and a Computer Based Test (CBT) simulation software to help you prepare for the special seismic exam with its new format. Three practice exams, each with 55 multiple choice questions and their solutions are provided in a manuscript format, computer simulation exam, and computer exercise exam. The solutions to the questions are provided with easy to follow, detailed explanations and illustrations. The three practice exams are designed to cover the range of topics and tasks outlined in the seismic principles test plan. The objective for you is to practice your problem solving skills under realistic time constraints and identify any subject areas that require more review or practice. 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10

Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam

Author: Peter R. Boniface,Allan Y. Ng

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265191

Category: Study Aids

Page: 58

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Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam contains two multiple-choice exams consistent with the California Civil Surveying Exam's format and specifications. Both practice exams cover the topics that appear on the exam and provide additional practice. Consistent with the actual exam, the problems in Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam require an average of six minutes to solve. Enhance your time-management skills by taking each exam within the same 2.5-hour time limit as the actual exam. Then, evaluate your performance using the individual answer keys. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Examwill help you effectively familiarize yourself with the exam scope and format quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems efficiently navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards confidently solve problems under timed conditions Topics Covered Standards of Practice Equipment and Uses Field Measurements Calculations Data Application Procedures

California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265696

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 196

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California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems provides comprehensive practice for both the California Civil: Seismic Principles exam and the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam. 360 multiple-choice problems cover all exam subjects, including basic seismology, applications of codes and standards, and design details. The variety of problem types, topics, and complexities is representative of the actual exam. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards that will be needed on exam day. Step-by-step procedures are used to solve numerical problems; and, detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems. With California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems, you will review seismic principles and common terminology navigate through the codes and standards apply seismic concepts to common designs solve problems quickly and confidently Topics Covered Codes and Regulatory Provisions Diaphragm Theory Details of Structures Seismology Principles Referenced Codes and Standards Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) International Building Code (IBC) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS) Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 341) Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS)

California Civil Seismic Building Design

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265665

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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California Civil Seismic Building Design presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book's 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes--one of key terms and another of seismic building codes--to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 21 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered Basic Seismology Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures Vibration Theory Response of Structures Seismic Building Code Diaphragm Theory General Structural Design Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) Tilt-Up Construction Special Design Features Referenced Codes and Standards AISC 341 AISC 360 ACI 318 ACI 530 NDS SDPWD ASCE/SEI7 IBC

120 Solved Surveying Problems for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Peter R. Boniface

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 44

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Solving these 120 exam-like surveying problems will help you gain confidence to take and pass the surveying portion of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Complete solutions allow you to check your solving methods so you'll understand how to efficiently reach the correct answers. Information is provided about the exam format and how to best use this book for successful exam preparation.

Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam

Author: Peter R. Boniface,Allan Y. Ng

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265207

Category: Study Aids

Page: 68

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Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam includes more than 120 problem scenarios representing a broad range of the Civil Engineering Surveying Examination topics. The problem scenarios are instructionally designed so that you learn how to identify and apply related concepts and equations. The breadth of topics covered and the varied complexities of the problems allow you to assess and strengthen your problem-solving skills. Step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate, efficient solving methods. Solutions also reference exam-adopted codes and standards, so you can learn where to find required information and how to efficiently use your resources. Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam also provides preparation for the topics covered on the Civil Engineering Surveying Examination. Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam will help you familiarize yourself with the exam topics connect relevant civil engineering theories to challenging problems navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches Topics Covered Standards of Practice Equipment and Uses Field Measurements Calculations Data Application Procedures

California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265689

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 84

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California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams provides comprehensive practice for the California Civil: Seismic Principles exam. This book contains two realistic, full-length exams, each with 55 multiple-choice problems. All exam topics are covered, from basic seismology through applications of codes and standards. Step-by-step solutions to quantitative problems illustrate efficient problem-solving approaches. Qualitative solutions explain the correct answers and present related supportive information. Answer keys to both exams are included. This book can be used at the beginning of your exam preparation to assess familiarity with exam topics and to identify topics needing further review. You can also use this book at the end of your exam preparation to evaluate your preparedness and identify necessary references. Regardless of the way you use this book, California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams will be an essential part of your exam preparation. With California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams, you will familiarize yourself with the exam's topics identify accurate problem-solving approaches navigate through the codes and standards solve problems quickly and confidently

California Civil Surveying Reference Manual

Author: George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591264944

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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The California Civil Surveying Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the California Civil Surveying Exam. This book’s organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you get up to speed on common surveying concepts. Together, the 28 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics listed in the California Civil Surveying Exam specifications. The extensive index contains more than 750 entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can easily find the concepts you will need during the exam. This book features: • over 230 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills • over 100 clarifying examples • hundreds of equations, figures, and tables • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • support of both U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the California Civil Surveying Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career. Topics Covered: • Standards of Practice • Field Measurements • Data Application Procedures • Equipment and Uses • Calculations

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers

Review for the Engineering Surveying Section of the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Paul A. Cuomo

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888577945

Category: Study Aids

Page: 158

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Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.

The Seismic Design Handbook

Author: Farzad Naeim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461516935

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 830

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This handbook contains up-to-date existing structures, computer applications, and infonnation on planning, analysis, and design seismic design of wood structures. A new and very useful feature of this edition of earthquake-resistant building structures. Its intention is to provide engineers, architects, is the inclusion of a companion CD-ROM disc developers, and students of structural containing the complete digital version of the handbook itself and the following very engineering and architecture with authoritative, yet practical, design infonnation. It represents important publications: an attempt to bridge the persisting gap between l. UBC-IBC (1997-2000) Structural advances in the theories and concepts of Comparisons and Cross References, ICBO, earthquake-resistant design and their 2000. implementation in seismic design practice. 2. NEHRP Guidelines for the Seismic The distinguished panel of contributors is Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-273, Federal Emergency Management Agency, composed of 22 experts from industry and universities, recognized for their knowledge and 1997. extensive practical experience in their fields. 3. NEHRP Commentary on the Guidelinesfor They have aimed to present clearly and the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-274, Federal Emergency concisely the basic principles and procedures pertinent to each subject and to illustrate with Management Agency, 1997. practical examples the application of these 4. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for principles and procedures in seismic design Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and practice. Where applicable, the provisions of Older Structures, Part 1 - Provisions, various seismic design standards such as mc FEMA-302, Federal Emergency 2000, UBC-97, FEMA-273/274 and ATC-40 Management Agency, 1997.

Fundamentals of Seismic Analysis and Design of Buildings

Author: Ahmed M. M. Ibrahim,Amir M. Malek

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985697266

Category:

Page: N.A

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a comprehensive introduction to the seismic principles essential for the design of building structures. The book offers a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The book is an ideal review for candidates studying for the California Civil P.E Seismic Principles Exam and the seismic portion of the National Civil P.E 8hrs exam. Updated for 2015 IBC and ASCE 7-10.

Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam, Fourth Edition

Author: Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591264952

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 212

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The Structural Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the structural depth section of the Civil PE exam. It provides a concise, yet comprehensive review of the structural depth section exam topics and highlights the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards. Solving methods—including ASD and LRFD for steel, strength design for concrete, and ASD for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. Throughout the book, cross references connect concepts and point you to additional relevant tables, figures, equations, and codes. More than 95 example problems demonstrate the application of concepts and equations. Each chapter includes practice problems so you can solve exam-like problems, and the step-by-step solutions allow you to check your solution approach. A thorough index directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Topics Covered: • Design of Reinforced Masonry • Design of Wood Structures • Foundations • Prestressed Concrete Design • Reinforced Concrete Design • Structural Steel Design

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591264538

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1584

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Comprehensive Civil Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Civil Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Civil PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common civil engineering concepts. Together, the 90 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics, codes, and standards listed in the NCEES Civil PE exam specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you'll find what you're looking for no matter how you search. This book features: over 100 appendices containing essential support material over 500 clarifying examples over 550 common civil engineering terms defined in an easy-to-use glossary thousands of equations, figures, and tables industry-standard terminology and nomenclature equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Civil Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career. Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Worker Health, Safety, and Environment Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration and Sampling; Engineering Properties of Soils and Materials; Soil Mechanics Analysis; Earth Structures; Shallow Foundations; Earth Retaining Structures; Deep Foundations Structural: Loadings; Analysis; Mechanics of Materials; Materials; Member Design; Design Criteria Transportation: Traffic Analysis; Geometric Design; Transportation Planning; Traffic Safety Water Resources and Environmental: Closed Conduit Hydraulics; Open Channel Hydraulics; Hydrology; Groundwater and Well Fields; Wastewater Treatment; Water Quality; Water Treatment; Engineering Economics